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Quotation by Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon
I hope there are some who will brave ridicule for the sake of common justice to half the people in the world.
Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon (1827–1891), British feminist. As quoted in Barbara Bodichon, Introduction, by Candida Lacey (1987).
Written in 1849, shen she was twenty-two. Bodichon was a radical activist who formulated the unsuccessful Married Women's Property Bill in England in 1857.
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